Doctor giving a patient a hearing exam using the AVANT ARC Audiometry, Real Ear Measurements and Live Speech Mapping system
AVANT ARC - Audiometry, Real Ear Measurements and Live Speech Mapping system with two IP30 insert earphones and two probe microphones on it

AVANT ARC

Combining the Power of Audiometry, Real Ear Measurement & Live Speech Mapping In One Compact System

  • One System to Fully Test, Fit, Verify and Counsel Patients and 3rd Parties

  • The AVANT ARC combines the power of PC-based Audiometry with the fitting and counseling benefits of REM & Live Speech Mapping into one compact device. Complete air, bone, speech and masking combined with full REAL EAR and Live Speech Mapping provides the professional with the tools needed to fully test, fit and effectively counsel patients and 3rd-parties all in a sleek, portable and lightweight design.

     

     

  • Features:

    • Complete Air, Bone, Speech and Masking Audiometry
    • Binaural Live Speech Mapping and Real Ear Measurement
    • REM AutoFit Compatible
    • Built-in Special Tests, Word Lists and Auto-Scoring
    • ACT™ Test - Addresses patient’s complaint - hearing in noise
    • HLS (Hearing Loss Simulator) & MHA (Master Hearing Aid) for     3rd  Party Demonstration
    • PC Based and Portable • HID Device - True Plug and Play
    • USB Connection to Computer
    • Noah, TIMS, Blueprint OMS and Sycle Compatible
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ACT™ is a New Test In MedRx Audiometers

This test assesses the quality of hearing in noisy situations and takes only 2-3 minutes

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  • AVANT ARC Audiometry, Real Ear Measurements and Live Speech Mapping all in one compact system

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Product Specs

  • Standards:
    REAL EAR MEASUREMENT

    Meets or exceeds all tests required in the ANSI S3.46 Methods of Measurement of Real-Ear Performance Characteristics of Hearing Aids, along with the requirements of IEC 61669.

    Probe Microphones (L/R): Dual Electret Microphone Elements

    Probe Microphone Tube: Silicone 1.0 mm Nominal Diameter

    Measurement Range: 40-120 ± 3 dB SPL

    Measured Frequency Range: 125 -12500 Hz

    Test Stimuli: Broadband Noise and Synthesized Random Noise – Pink, White, Byrne LTASS and ANSI weighted; ICRA; ISTS Microphone, File, CD-ROM for Live Speech Mapping, Chirp

    Test Stimulus Levels at 1m: 40-90 dB SPL in 1 dB Steps – 200 Hz thru 8000 Hz (depending on speaker wattage and efficiency)

    Test Stimulus Accuracy: ± 3dB SPL

    Equalization: Pressure Method

    Analysis Mode: User Selectable 1/3, 1/6, 1/9, 1/12, 1/24, 1/48 Octave Bands

    ANSI S3.46 Test Available IEC 61669: Real Ear Unaided Response, Real Ear Unaided Gain, Real Ear Insertion Gain, Real Ear Occluded Response, Real Ear Occluded Gain, Real Ear Aided Response, Real Ear Aided Gain

  • Other Tests Available: Live Speech Mapping with Peaks and LTAS analysis; Real Ear to Coupler Difference, Occlusion Effect, Percentile Analysis

    Prescription Methods: NAL-RP, 1/3 Gain, 1/2 Gain, Berger, Pogo 1, Pogo 2, FIG6, DSL m[I/O], NAL-NL1, NAL-NL2

    Probe Monitoring: Available with Operator Headset

    REM EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS
    Power connection:
    USB 2.0 input 5.0 Volt Bus

    USB 2.0 input: Standard USB “B” socket

    Line-Output jack
    (REM or Audiometry Speakers):
    3.5mm Stereo Jack

    Speaker Output
    (Internal Amplifier) (2):
    3.81mm Pluggable Spring Clamp

    Probe Microphones inputs (2): 8 Pin Mini-DIN

    Operator Headset Jack
    (REM or Audiometry):
    3.5mm Stereo Jack

    Patient Headset Jack (Client): 3.5mm Stereo Jack, Power Jack: 2.1mm X 5.5mm

    HEARING LOSS SIMULATOR AND HEARING AID SIMULATOR
    Software based sound equalization with available Live Speech Mapping functionality. Frequency Range 125 Hz – 8000 Hz, 13 Band Equalize

  • AUDIOMETRY
    Standards:
    ANSI S3.6 Type 2 AE (IEC 60645-1 & 2), Tone Audiometry, Speech Audiometry, Stenger Test, QuickSIN™, ABLB, SISI, Tone Decay, Hughson Westlake Automated Audiometry

    Channels: Two 

    Outputs: Insert Earphones, Headphones, Bone Conductor, Free Field - Line Level Output or Internal Amplifier

    Tone Stimuli: Pure Tone, Warble Tone, Continuous or Pulsed, Warble modulation frequency and Pulse period are user adjustable.

    Masking Signals: Tone Audiometry: Narrow Band Noise (default), Speech Weighted Noise, White Noise. Speech Audiometry: Speech Weighted Noise (default), White Noise, External Recorded (opposite channel).

    Frequency Range
    USB Power only:
    Air: 125 Hz – 8000 Hz, Bone: 250Hz – 8000Hz

    Sound Field: 125 Hz – 8000 Hz (Line Level)

    Acoustic Distortion: < 1.0% at 500 Hz, 100dB SPL

    Noise Floor: < -10dB HL from 125 Hz - 8000 Hz 

    Attenuation: 1dB or 5dB steps, user selectable

    Minimum / Maximum Output: -10 dB to 120 dB HL at 1000 Hz – Air (¼ inch mono jacks), -10 dB to 75 dB HL at 1000 Hz – Bone (¼ inch mono jack)

  • Free Field Output: Frequency Range 125-8000 Hz, Dynamic Range 60-90+ dB SPL at 1 meter distance, (Using 50 watt stereo amplifier with 89 dB sensitivity speakers)

    Speech Input: Microphone (3.5 mm stereo jacks)

    I/O Jacks – 3.5mm: Operator Headphones (output shared with REM),Operator Talk Forward Microphone, Patient Talk Back Microphone, Free Field (Line Out shared with REM)

    I/O Jacks – 1/4”: Left Air Conduction, Right Air Conduction, Bone Conduction, Patient Response Switch

    POWER (FOR BOTH REM AND AUDIOMETRY)
    USB 2.0 Input:
    5.0 Volt Bus

    Max Power Consumption: Less than 500 mA at 5.0 volts

    Power Supply
    Internal Speaker Amp:
    15V DC, 2A

    Optional Powered Speakers: 120V, 60 Hz or 100V – 240V, 50/60 Hz available

    Dimensions: Approx. 20 cm x 12 cm x 3 cm (L x W x H) Approx 8” x 5” x 1.25” (L x W x H) 

    Weight: < 1kg <2 lbs

    Power Supply: USB to computer

    Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C

    Operating Humidity: 30% to 90%

    Storage Temperature: -20°C to 50°C

    Storage Humidity: 10% to 90%

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